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American Association of University Women (Tampa Branch) records

Identifier: MS-1992-01
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Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of the Tampa Branch of the American Association of University Women.  The records, which cover the time period 1917 through 2007, include various publications of the organization including minutes, scrapbooks, newspapers, journals, magazines, and yearbooks.  Also included in the collection are numerous convention pamphlets, correspondence, and financial papers for the Tampa Branch. The publications cover the Tampa Branch, the Florida Division, and the agency on a national level.


  • Created: 1917 - 2007
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/11/1992


Conditions Governing Access

None.  The contents of the collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at for further information.

Biographical or Historical Information

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was incorporated under the name of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae under a special act of the Massachusetts legislature in 1899, which also allowed for the development of branch associations. The name of the organization was changed in 1921 to the American Association of University Women. The purpose of the Association is the uniting of the alumnae of different institutions for practical educational work, for the collection and publication of statistical and other information concerning education, and for the maintenance of high standards of education.


16 Linear Feet

24 boxes

Language of Materials



A collection of documents and publications from the American Association of University Women Tampa Branch.

Arrangement Note

Materials arranged by arranged by type: 1. Corporate Documents: Minutes, correspondence, financial papers, legal papers 2. Publications: Newsletters, booklets, pamphlets 3. Yearbooks 4. Miscellaneous

Source of Acquisition

Dr. Gladys S. Kashdin and Gladys Randell for the American Association of University Women.

Method of Acquisition


Accruals and Additions

Additional files added December 3, 1992.

Related Publications

Berry, Frankye A. Survey of a Selected Number of Women's Organizations in Tampa, Florida and Their Contributions to Education. , 1979. Print.

Levine, Susan. Degrees of Equality: The American Association of University Women and the Challenge of Twentieth-Century Feminism. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995. Print.

Maltby, Margaret E. A Few Points of Comparison between German and American Universities: An Address Given Before the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, Oct. 31, 1896. N.p.: Association of Collegiate Alumnae, 1896. Print.

Sklar, Kathryn K, and Jennelle L. Mullen. How Did the Local Branches of the American Association of University Women Contribute to Their Communities, 1900-1940?Binghamton, NY: State University of New York, 1998. Internet resource.

Other Descriptive Information


American Association of University Women (Tampa Branch) records
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Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

4202 East Fowler Ave.
Tampa FL 33620-5400 US